Interview with John R. Cornett, March 25, 1979

Project: Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project

  • Description
  • Play Interview
  • Rights & Request
  • Citation

Interview Summary

John Cornett was born in Leslie County in 1900. He left high school after two terms to get married and then moved to Harlan County. Cornett farmed until about 1945, when he returned to Leslie County to work in a coal mine. Upon his return, he found that the FNS had been "the greatest thing that ever happened in Leslie County." Cornett offers an overview of life in Appalachia, including transportation, working conditions, and medical care.

Interview Accession

1979oh201_fns100

Interviewee Name

John R. Cornett

Interviewer Name

Sadie W. Stidham

Interview Date

1979-03-25

Interview Rights

All rights to the interviews, including but not restricted to legal title, copyrights and literary property rights, have been transferred to the University of Kentucky Libraries.

Interview Usage

Interviews may be reproduced with permission from Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, Special Collections, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Restriction

No Restrictions


access interview in full screen  

Interviews may be reproduced with permission from Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, Special Collections, University of Kentucky Libraries.

All rights to the interviews, including but not restricted to legal title, copyrights and literary property rights, have been transferred to the University of Kentucky Libraries.

Add this interview to your cart in order to begin the process of requesting access to a copy of and/or permission to reproduce interview(s). 


Cornett, John R. Interview by Sadie W. Stidham. 25 Mar. 1979. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Cornett, J.R. (1979, March 25). Interview by S. W. Stidham. Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Cornett, John R., interview by Sadie W. Stidham. March 25, 1979, Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





Persistent Link for this Record: https://kentuckyoralhistory.org/ark:/16417/xt7xgx44ts9d